The Council of Europe and Amnesty International have acknowledged that the Roma communities in Europe are subjected to psychological and physical violence by groups of non-Roma European citizens who are waging a war of hatred and endemic discrimination toward them.

Gina Csanyi-Robah

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Mar 6, 2015

This coming election, pledge fairness for refugees

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With a federal election coming soon, JRAN is asking candidates from all parties to take the following pledge to promote fairness for refugees:

As a member of Parliament following the next election, I pledge to work on laws and regulations that will: 

- treat refugees with dignity, by restoring full access to health services

- treat refugees fairly, by reviewing and improving the current refugee determination process

- treat refugees with compassion, by intervening more aggressively to provide assistance to refugees from Syria and other crisis zones

-  treat refugees equally, by refusing to discriminate based on religious or national origin

Please send completed pledge forms back to Chris Holcroft, consultant to JRAN, at chirstopherholcroft@hotmail.ca. We will be regularly updating our members as well as supporters in the Jewish community and beyond on the status of this initiative and the names of those candidates who have taken the pledge.

Thank you for your support.

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